Author Archives: Joe Fontana

Found Art Project Retrospective Exhibit

(Ringwood, NJ) The Ringwood Public Library will be hosting a retrospective exhibition of the collaborative Found Art Project between the RMAA and the Sustainable Ringwood Green Team. The retrospective exhibition at the library runs March 23 – April 16, 2022.

Held in the fall of 2021, the Found Art Project included an outdoor art installation created specifically for the park by artist Kate Dodd, a workshop, and a juried exhibition. Check out the exhibition winners here!

Stop by the library and show your support if you are in the area!

iPhone/iPad Photo Art Creation Workshop with Phyllis Shenny

On Saturday, October 7, 2017 – 11:30am – 2:30pm at Ringwood Manor, Phyllis Shenny will be presenting “Your Personal Lens” a hands-on iPhone/iPad Photography and Art workshop. The workshop location will be the coffee house at Ringwood Manor State Park (across from the park office).
The workshop fee is $50 for RMAA members and $60 for non-members, prepaid.
$60 for members and $70 for non-members at the door.

Your spot can be reserved by paying via the PayPal Donate button on the bottom of the page (Please put “iPhone Workshop” in the payment comment) or by sending a check payable to RMAA to:
Phyllis Shenny c/o TruBamboo
38 E. Ridgewood Ave.
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Full information is below or can be downloaded HERE

Workshop presenter Phyllis Shenny can be reached at for workshop questions.

April 1 Art Tours – Last Days for Reservations!

On April 1, 2017, the Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts (RMAA) in conjunction with Ringwood Manor will be offering exclusive small group tours of the historic manor house on the grounds of Ringwood Manor State Park. In keeping with the spirit and mission of the RMAA, the tours will focus on the art collection in the Manor House and be hosted by the Manor curator and historian. All proceeds from the tour will go to support the RMAA.
The historic Ringwood Manor served as the summer estate of the Gilded Age industrialist Cooper-Hewitt families and is a National Historic Landmark District. The varied canvas and illustrative Cooper-Hewitt art collection in the Manor House includes paintings by 19th-century Hudson River School founder Thomas Cole, important American landscape artist Jasper Cropsey, and landscape and still life artist Martin Johnson Heade.
Two tour sessions will be offered on April 1, 2017. Times are 10:30 am and 1:30 pm.
The tour cost is $20 with all proceeds going to support the Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts. Tours are limited to 20 people for each session. Due to group size limitations, advance payment is required to reserve your spot.
Reservation payment can be made via the PayPal Donate button at the bottom of the page. 

**NOTE: PayPal Button will say ‘Donate’, use that to pay and you can write us a note for your reservation on the next screen.**

Reservation payment via check may be made payable to RMAA and mailed to:
PO Box 32
Ringwood, NJ 07456